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Kara Pennington, PA-C, MMS

99.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 23 ratings

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Based on 23 ratings
5 stars (22)
4 stars (1)
3 stars (0)
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About Kara Pennington:

Kara aims to meet each patient’s individual needs whether it’s with filler, Botox, or a laser treatment.

In her last year of PA school, Kara choose to do her elective clinical internship in plastic surgery/aesthetics and instantly found her calling.

She loves educating her patients about the natural aging process and guiding them to the appropriate treatment plan that fits their unique needs. Whether you are getting ready to get married, preparing as a mother of the bride or just want to look more rejuvenated, Kara can customize a plan to achieve your goals. When she’s not helping out patients at LJCSC, Kara can be found outdoors with her French poodle, Pierre. She enjoys hiking, running, and swimming in the ocean.

Services offered by Kara:

  • Neurotoxins (also called neuromodulators): BOTOX®, Dysport®, Xeomin®
  • Dermal Fillers: Juvéderm®, VOLUMA®, VOLBELLA®, VOLLURE®, Restylane®, Restylane Lyft, and Restylane Defyne
  • Kybella® double chin reduction
  • NovaThreads thread lift
  • Non-surgical body lifting and tightening
  • Customized skincare & treatment plans

Contact This Provider

9850 Genesee Ave, Suite #380 La Jolla, CA 92037

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Kara Pennington, PA-C, MMS Reviews (17)

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Kara was very pleasant, discussed all my treatment plans and made sure I understood about any side effects. Fast and easy.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

From booking my appointment to my arrival at the office I have always had a pleasant experience. The staff is very welcoming & friendly. Kara Pennington is truly an artist, she is very professional & knowledgeable with a fun personality. I am very happy with LJCSC & Kara Pennington! The best thing about my procedure is knowing I'm in great hands first of all & knowing the compliments I'll get after!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Kara was very professional and detail oriented. [Single best thing is...] GREAT RESULTS :)


I had concerns about the underarm numbing process which were addressed at the consultation. During the procedure, Kara's care and technique far surpassed my expectations.


Kara was very thorough and explained everything as she did it. Results are great.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Excellent work. [Single best thing is...] Results.


Kara is great! She's so sweet and knowledgeable and does an amazing job. She's absolutely fabulous! Kara really took time to listen to what I wanted. She pays attention to detail and makes sure you are 100% content every step of the way. I had questions and wanted recommendations and she was beyond helpful.

Skin Tightening

Kara is amazing! I felt comfortable with her right away. She listens carefully and took the time to understand exactly what my situation was and what my goals were. Kara is incredibly knowledgeable in her field, as well as very professional and personable. So happy I found her! I'm glad I found a treatment that is non invasive as I won't do any major surgery.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Kara is amazing, an artist with faces. I followed her from her last job and it's a far drive but worth it. [Single best thing is...] Botox is always a great pick me up, every few months, to help with the aging process.


It was a smooth and comfortable experience from start to finish. [Single best thing is...] they made me feel comfortable even working on personally embarrassing areas.


Kara is fantastic, she's a great listener and never makes me look "overdone." I felt like I looked 5 years younger afterwards.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I followed Kara from the offices in Encinitas. She's very professional, competent, knowledgeable, personable and has a great sense of humor. She always does whatever procedure or treatment with great care and results are always natural looking.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Kara was impressively both, beautiful and very intelligent. Artistic with injections and sculpting. No bruising or discomfort.


Professional, did what we planned.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Kara's bedside manner is inviting. She is thorough and knowledgeable, truly an asset. [Single best thing is...] No bruising.


The staff and procedure was very throughly explained and am happy with the results! Having the voluma injection just gave my face a fresher look.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Excellent technique and results. [Single best thing is...] Natural results.